Izamal a representation of the Cosmos

This week in “The Yucatan Awaits” a column by anthropologist Indalecio Cardeña Vázquez “Izamal… a representation of the cosmos”

The Republic of Yucatan

On a March 04, 1840. –180 years ago–Yucatan declared itself an independent country… This is.

The 1906 Mayan Arch: an image of power

In February 1906 the President of Mexico, Porfirio Díaz, made a trip to Mérida accompanied.

La Casa de Montejo… History carved in stone.

More than 460 years old, with a fantastic aspect to our 21st century eyes, the.

The Indigenous Christ of the People of Mani, Yucatan

This beautiful stone crucifix, most likely from the 16th century, is an invaluable piece of.

The mummies of Santa Elena Yucatan

Perhaps you have heard about the “mummies of Guanajuato, Mexico”. In Yucatan, we have our own…

Mayans beheaded, dismembered and burned POW´s

Back in 2013 a group of German researchers found the remains of about 20 human.

Yucatan, the state that was twice an independent country

You’ve probably heard that Yucatan has its own flag because it was once an independent.

Hanal Pixán… the “Day of the Dead” for the Mayas in Yucatan

Hanal Pixán is the name given to the “Day of the Dead” celebrations of the.

Disturbing Mayan deities associated with death and war

The Mayan civilization and culture are amongst the most interesting in history, but equally disturbing.

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Yucatan registers over 60 infections by Covid in 24 hours

On May 19th, the administration of first doses to young people from 12 to 14 years old concluded in Acanceh,…

“Live without Drugs” campaign connects with Yucatecan students

The Segey and Fundación Azteca convene a meeting between specialists, influencers, and young people to invite them to stay away…

On Thursday, May 19th, the Mérida Airport registered a total of 54 flights, all on schedule

On Thursday, May 19th, three flights surprised passengers by arriving early at the Mérida airport, which are the CDMX, Guadalajara,…

Noche Blanca will be back after two years due to the pandemic

After two years of the pandemic, the white night will be held on May 28, which will be the 13th…

Mérida joins the national mourning day for victims of femicide in Mexico

On Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00 p.m., around 50 women united in national mourning, demanding a stop to femicides, impunity,…